Sen. Jim Metzen stops by the Kaposia Convenience Center in South St. Paul to support a new promotion to support breast cancer research. Currently battling cancer himself, he was the first to use the station's pink pump earlier this month. (submitted photo)
After living nearly two and a half years cancer-free, Sen. Jim Metzen, DFL-South St. Paul, is about to start a new round of treatment.
Inver Grove Heights Days took place from Sept. 11-13 and featured a wide variety of entertainment and activities, including the sand volleyball tournament
and the annual parade. (Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review)
South St. Paul’s Wakota Arena will be renamed after local hockey legend Doug Woog, 71. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Long before competitive hockey took hold in South St. Paul, basketball games filled the bleachers. Local youth — including Doug Woog, 71 — looked up to high school basketball players with aspirations of someday filling their spot on the court.
From left, local certified nurse-midwives Margaret Taylor and Pam Glenn discuss their new book “Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories.” “There are simple life lessons that come from [these stories],” Glenn said. (submitted photo)
A pair of local midwives-turned-authors are celebrating the completion of a 20-year project: their book "Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories."
Ronald Katzenmaier, left, and George O’Gara display the Mendota Height Fire Department’s Fire Department of the Year award. O’Gara has been with the fire department for two years, and Katzenmaier retired after nearly 20 years of service, but hopes to soon come back as a reserve volunteer. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
After serving with the Mendota Heights Fire Department for nearly 20 years — first as a firefighter and later as the lead fire prevention coordinator — Ronald Katzenmaier, 69, had to retire at the end of 2013.